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Netflix Snags Emmy Award Nominations: Full List



The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul read the nominees joined by Neil Patrick Harris (a last-minute replacement for House of Cards' Kate Mara). 

Netflix earned its first Emmy nominations since debuting original programming. 

Check out the full list of nominees announced this morning, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Here's the Drag Spoof of 'Downton Abbey' You've Been Waiting For: VIDEO


A new 'Funny or Die' video spoofs the Crawley family and their staff.

Featuring Stephen Guarino, Willam, Vicky Vox, Michelle Visage, David Burtka, Jimmy Ray Bennett, Jeff Hiller, Drew Droege, Courtney Act, Jonny McGovern, Sebastian LaCause, and many others.

Set to Madonna's "Vogue" and The Real McCoy's "Another Night", of course.



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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1369

LIGHTNING: In slow motion. "Incredible footage of a lightning strike slowed down. One strike of lightning (1 second) turns into 3 minutes of footage. See what few people ever see!"

DOWNTON ABBEY: Enhanced by flatulence.

GIORGIO MORODER: A new track from the disco legend, "Racer", created on commission for a new Google Chrome game. Check out the demo of the game here.

GLENN BECK: Reenacts The Untouchables in attack on Obama.

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Diddy Joins Downton Abbey: VIDEO


Last night rumors and disbelief were flying after Diddy tweeted that he was joining the cast of Downton Abbey.

Here's what he meant, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Downton Abbey, the Musical Version: VIDEO


"It was hard being gay in Edwardian times. There was no 'It Gets Better Project' back then.

Series 4, Episode 1 is here! A who's who of Broadway actors nail it in this staged version at NYC's 54 Below.



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'Weekend' Actor Tom Cullen Heading to 'Downton Abbey'


Tom Cullen, who won acclaim in Andrew Haigh's 2011 film weekend, will be joining Downton Abbey, according to Metro UK:

His character, who is tipped to be widow Lady Mary’s new love interest, is described as ‘an old family friend of the Crawleys who visits the family as a guest for a house party’.

But he may find himself a love rival in the form of dashing aristocrat Charles Blake, played by Smash star Julian Ovenden.

Other new additions to the cast include EastEnders star Nigel Harman, who is playing a valet named Green, and Dame Harriet Walter, who is taking the role of as Lady Shackleton, an old friend of the Dowager. Joanne David will make a guest appearance as the Duchess of Yeovil while Dame Kiri Te Kanawa will cameo as a soprano set to sing during her visit to the house.

Also returning will be Shirley MacLaine as Martha Levinson.


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